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CSOs submit concerns to EIB on draft transparency policy

A group of international CSOs, including Publish What You Fund, have submitted a letter to Directors of the European Investment…

Posted in EC, Letters, News, Updates | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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All UK political parties must commit to open government

The UK Open Government Network is a group of organisations and individuals committed to making government work better for people. We…

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U.S. National Action Plan – civil society progress report

Civil society, convened by OpentheGovernment.org, have released the second of 3 progress reports on the U.S. Government’s 2014-2015 National Action…

Posted in News, open gov, U.S., Updates | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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Introducing our new CEO- Rupert Simons

We are delighted to introduce our new CEO, Rupert Simons, who will be with us from mid-January. Rupert joins us…

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Publish What You Fund & MFAN submit response to Federal Register DATA Act consultation

In response to the US Federal Register consultation for implementing the DATA Act, Publish What You Fund and the Modernizing…

Posted in News, U.S. | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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2014 AidWatch report finds EU will not meet 0.7% aid target or transparency commitments

The ninth CONCORD AidWatch report, launched at the OECD in Paris last week, has found that EU aid is off…

Posted in International Aid Transparency Initiative, News, Updates | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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Open contracting standard will ‘transform the way governments publish’ data

The world’s first Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) launched in Costa Rica today, and is set to transform the way…

Posted in Data Revolution, News, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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EVENT: A data revolution for development – from debate to action

“Data are the lifeblood of decision-making and the raw material for accountability.”

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Posted in Data Revolution, Events, News, Road to 2015, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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New UN data revolution report emphasises that open data standards are crucial

The UN Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group’s report, ‘A World That Counts’ was presented yesterday. We welcome this much anticipated…

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AID WILL NOT WORK BETTER UNTIL ALL DONORS SHARE INFORMATION

LONDON – Despite making several international transparency commitments, the vast majority of the world’s donors are still not sharing enough…

Posted in ATI, International Aid Transparency Initiative, News, Press Releases | Posted by: Katie Welford